Rachel Botsman at TED, the average lifetime use for an electric drill is . . . 12 minutes. These crippled champagne flutes can be re-purposed into something useful AND you can get 5 minutes more utility of your drill by drilling 6 holes in your dining room table. Remove the table cloth first because it is bound to get all rucked up as the drill bit rotates.
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